That's 100 more participants in a little over a month. We're still over 10,000 participants short of our goal however. If you are on the fence, sign up
or let us know
what's holding you back. Similarly, if you know of someone who might be interested in the FSP, let them know about us. Remember, becoming a participant doesn't mean you'll move immediately, but that you'll move within 5 years of us achieving 20,000 participants. Alternatively, if you support the FSP but can't commit to moving, please at least join as a friend
The Boston Phoenix has published a lengthy article
about the Free State Project. While good on the whole, some important corrections/clarifications are that the FSP is not a Libertarian (Party) organization, we do not intend to "colonize" New Hampshire, movers can live anywhere in the state and there are several popular areas, not just Keene, and four movers have been elected to the NH State House, not just one.
According to BankRate.com
. One more reason why its easier and more profitable to settle in New Hampshire. For more reasons, see our 101 Reasons list
“I enjoy being here with like-minded individuals who have the same goals and enthusiasm about freedom...I’ve made a lot of friends in New Hampshire.”
Read the full article from the Keene Sentinel
Andrew Carroll moved to in Keene, New Hampshire in August of 2008 and has since been involved in local activism, both outside the system through civil disobedience and inside the system through a planned run for State Representative in 2010. Read his Fr33 Agents article "We Need In and Out-of-the-System Activism" here
Two more people, one from Texas
and the other from North Carolina
, have shared the news of their plans to move to New Hampshire on our forum
. Please take their lead and post where you're coming from, when you think you'll be in New Hampshire, what you hope to do once here, any concerns you might have, and whatever is on your mind. You don't have to be in NH to start making connections.
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FSP Participant and NH State Representative Cal Pratt is interviewed regarding the FSP and William Kostric. A video report and news article can be found here